Senior Letter 2012, or: The Nerds
The Year of the Nerd. Chaos Incarnate. These were the most frustratingly brilliant, most challenging kids to teach because they weren’t robots and had no interest in doing what you wanted because you said to do it. I loved every minute of it. I will miss them.
I do one of these each year. I don’t know what happened to last years, but here is the 2010 version.
Recommended Reading: I stole this idea from Sam Shah, who writes an amazing letter. This is his most recent one.
Recommended Writing: Even if you don’t teach seniors, if this will be the last time you teach a group of kids, do this.